Textiles

Accessories News

Textiles

Asian Trade Fairs Cope With Change

Organizers in China and Japan are shifting their focus.

Cone Denim’s expanded range of dyed denim made with rain water.

Cone Denim’s Jiaxing Plant Gets Oeko-Tex Stamp

The Cone Denim Jiaxing facility is a state-of-the-art, vertically integrated operation known for its performance and premium denim fabrics.

Guatemalan Apparel Show: Textiles Seen Recovering Fortunes

Guatemala’s textile industry is betting exports will rise 6 percent to $1.6 billion this year.

Markets

Sustainable Brands Increasingly Catch Investors’ Eyes

Private equity firms are increasingly making eco-investments in the fashion and retail market.

Bangladesh Industry Faces Major Challenges, Reports Say

The industry in Bangladesh is the second largest exporter in the world, after China, with exports of more $24.5 billion in 2014. The sector employs more than 4 million workers, 80 percent of whom are women.

Cannes Documentary Takes Aim at Fast Fashion

Andrew Morgan dissects the human and environmental consequences of the clothing industry.

Lenzing Sees Sales, Profit Gains in First Quarter

Cost savings lead to improve operating results.

Mexico Trade Body Claims New Import Rules Running Smoothly

U.S. retailers and brands recently slammed the package for introducing import rules that were difficult to understand and delayed manufacturing operations.

Think Tank

Think Tank: Linda Greer

In Shanghai, textile manufacturers, retailers and brands cited their role in NRDC’s Clean by Design, an initiative that slashed the water, energy and chemical footprints of mills in China.